Airwoman
Airwoman Air"wom`an, n. A woman who ascends or flies in an aircraft; a woman aviator; a woman airplane pilot or balloonist; an aviatrix.

Syn: aviatrix, aviatress [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • airwoman — irr. n. aviatrix, female aircraft pilot …   English contemporary dictionary

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